Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine #27 [Direct Edition]
(April 2008)

Archie, 2005 Series
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Price
2.49 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
2008-03-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Digest Library
Barcode
762816468510 02711

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from the previous issue.
This issue has variants:

Eat at Pop's (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Galvan (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
sign twirling

[Join the Pirate Revolution] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

PiratesOnline.Com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Sign of the Times (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead and Friends / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead gets his friends jobs as sign twirlers.
Keywords
sign twirling

Silver Bromide (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is having a bad day.
Reprints

[Come on in to Archie's Funhouse] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Freshman Year] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mumps the Word (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Crosby
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie fakes sickness to see which of the girls will pamper him the most. When they realize he's faking they take revenge.
Reprints
Keywords
mumps

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Comics Shop] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Subscribe to Archie Double Digest books today and save!] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Basic Instincts (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton is invited to help study for the big history test.
Reprints

Poetic Justice (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Frankie Valdez; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica finds an anonymous love poem in her locker at school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Read Archie Comics brand new blogs!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collectors Sets] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Looney Lunch Menus (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Lindsey ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Special sandwiches custom made for each Archie member.
Reprints

Odor of the Day! (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead whips up an especially pungent dish, and buries the crock to ferment for three days. Reggie assumes that the crock contains treasure, and opens it with disastrous results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Jughead and Archie Double Digest # 1.

Beauty and the Feast (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica purchases various food items to use to make a beauty mask but Jughead and Archie accidentally eat them before she can use them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in B&V Friends Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 2011 series) #253, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Digest Book Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Archie Comic Book Collector Sets] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

That Wilkin Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Samantha Smythe; Uncle Herman

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring That Wilkin Boy reprints.

A Game of Chance (Table of Contents: 19)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Uncle Herman
Synopsis
Bingo and Uncle Herman put in a shuffleboard court and Mr. Smythe is determined to spoil it somehow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[New Look & New Love for Jughead!?] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Subscribe to Archie Comics Today and Save!] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Mynah Problem (Table of Contents: 22)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Sampson Smythe; Samantha Smythe; Rebel
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe buys a mynah bird and teaches it to insult Mr. Wilkin, so Bingo comes up with a way to turn the tables.
Reprints

[Get Your Tickets to the World Tour!] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

I.O.U. and U. and U. and U. and U. and... (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Rex Lindsey
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead tries and fails to borrow money from Archie. He asks all his other friends and gets the same result, and so cheerfully informs Archie that it's his turn again.
Reprints
Keywords
Chocklit Shoppe

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie 1000 Page Comics Digest [nn].

[Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Classic Archie Watches] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Love Is Blind (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Justin; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica goes on a TV dating show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

[Archie Americana Series] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Sonic Checklist] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Sonic Archives Offer] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Big Switch (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The new video games are nothing but women who are martial arts experts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Sausage Saga (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Beazley; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Hubert Smithers; Pop Tate
Synopsis
A story about how hot dogs have played a big role in the life of Riverdale.
Reprints

[Sabrina for Everyone] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Sabrina / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Adventures of Little Archie] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Reluctant Dancer (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead and Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead agrees to go to a dance because there is food there.
Reprints

[Subscribe to Archie Digest Books and Save] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[It Only Takes a Spark] (Table of Contents: 38)

Ad Council; US Forestry Service / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Smokey the Bear

Indexer Notes

Fire safety PSA.

[Phineas and Ferb] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Disney Channel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Eat at Pop's
    Jughead
  2. 1. [Join the Pirate Revolution]
    PiratesOnline.Com
  3. 2. A Sign of the Times
    Jughead and Friends
  4. 3. Silver Bromide
    Jughead
  5. 4. [Come on in to Archie's Funhouse]
  6. 5. [Archie Freshman Year]
  7. 6. Mumps the Word
    Archie
  8. 7. [Archie Comics Shop]
  9. 8. [Subscribe to Archie Double Digest books today and save!]
  10. 9. Basic Instincts
    Jughead
  11. 10. Poetic Justice
    Veronica
  12. 11. [Read Archie Comics brand new blogs!]
  13. 12. [Archie Comics and Digests 2007 Collectors Sets]
  14. 13. Looney Lunch Menus
    Jughead
  15. 14. Odor of the Day!
    Jughead
  16. 15. Beauty and the Feast
    Veronica
  17. 16. [Archie Digest Book Collector Sets]
  18. 17. [Archie Comic Book Collector Sets]
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    That Wilkin Boy
  20. 19. A Game of Chance
    That Wilkin Boy
  21. 20. [New Look & New Love for Jughead!?]
  22. 21. [Subscribe to Archie Comics Today and Save!]
  23. 22. A Mynah Problem
    That Wilkin Boy
  24. 23. [Get Your Tickets to the World Tour!]
  25. 24. I.O.U. and U. and U. and U. and U. and...
    Jughead
  26. 25. [Archie & Friends and Sabrina DVD's!]
  27. 26. [Classic Archie Watches]
  28. 27. Love Is Blind
    Veronica
  29. 28. [Archie Americana Series]
  30. 29. [Sonic Checklist]
  31. 30. [Sonic Archives Offer]
  32. 31. The Big Switch
    Archie
  33. 32. Sausage Saga
    Archie
  34. 33. [Sabrina for Everyone]
    Sabrina
  35. 34. [Adventures of Little Archie]
  36. 35. The Reluctant Dancer
    Jughead and Friends
  37. 36. [Subscribe to Archie Digest Books and Save]
  38. 37. [Next Issue]
  39. 38. [It Only Takes a Spark]
    Ad Council; US Forestry Service
  40. 39. [Phineas and Ferb]
    Disney Channel
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